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Executive Chef | Greater NYC-CT


One Haus

Salary: $90,000 – $95,000

Creative and Mediterranean driven concept seeks an Executive Chef for their Greater NYC based location in Fairfield. The EC will cook different and delicious food items, while leading the kitchen staff team and managing the inventory of food and supplies for the week. The Executive Chef will be responsible for creating the restaurant’s menu and adjusting it depending on the seasonality or availability of food. The Executive Chef reports to the Culinary Director. Ideal candidate has 6 to 8 years in a culinary role along with experience in a high volume setting.


  • Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activities
  • Modify menus or create new ones that meet quality standards
  • Estimate food requirements and food/labor costs
  • Supervise kitchen staff’s activities
  • Oversee portion control and quantities of preparation to minimize waste
  • Arrange for equipment purchases and repairs
  • Recruit and manage kitchen staff
  • Rectify arising problems or complaints
  • Give prepared plates the “final touch”
  • Perform administrative duties
  • Commit to passionately, intensely, uncompromisingly humble hospitality and high-quality guest experience
  • Handle volume and stress with aplomb and finesse
  • Understand that simple, rustic, authentic food takes as much – if not more – talent as big complicated plates
  • Keep up with cooking trends and best practices


  • PTO
  • Salary plus bonus
  • Health Insurance
  • Employee Work Perks

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